Occupational Therapist at The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

On Monday, March 21st, 2016
 is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi. 
It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 
 
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu, Bungoma, Kericho, Kitale and Homa-Bay Counties. It is seeking a qualified candidate for the following position:

Occupational Therapist
 
Overall Responsibility: The Occupational Therapist’s primary goals are to restore and maximize function, facilitate activities of daily living after disabilities have occurred in order to prevent further restrictions of function and to help the client reach his/her maximum performance level within the limits of his/her capabilities. 
The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients using medically prescribed occupational therapy programs. 
This individual also performs other duties as assigned consistent with skills and training for this position in alignment with the goals and mission of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out Occupational therapy and rehabilitative activities to patients.
  • Training patients in various Occupational therapy methods and use of Occupational Therapy appliances.
  • Preparing Work plans and budgets for Occupational Therapy activities and submit them to the management;
  • Maintaining Client records and preparation of departmental activity reports.
  • Marketing the Services of the Facility to would be clients and other partners.
Requirements:
  • Possess a Diploma in occupational therapy from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • Should possess not less than one year working experience in a busy institution offering occupation therapy services.
  • Pleasant personality with a Positive attitude attractive to Children.
  • Strong willingness and commitment to work with persons with Disabilities.
How to Apply
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary details should be forwarded by 25th March, 2016 to:

The Human Resources Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
Kisumu


E-mail: [email protected]
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